Gaps in private insurance coverage are common among American adults with type 1 diabetes, raising their risk for health crises, a new study finds.
In a country where four out of 10 adults are obese, it's probably good news that half of U.S. adults say they've recently tried to shed some pounds.
Balance problems may be more common in soccer players who "head" the ball more often than their fellow athletes, a small study found.
A bacteria carried by dogs that haven't been neutered can produce flu symptoms in humans and potentially jeopardize a pregnancy, a new study suggests.
Here's yet another reason to get your blood pressure under control: High blood pressure later in life may contribute to blood vessel blockages and tangles linked to Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.
There's another study suggesting that the vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do nothing to stave off heart disease.
Stick or spray-on sunscreens are essential tools against skin cancer, but it's important to use them the right way, a dermatologist says.
Following a blood shortage triggered by the Fourth of July holiday week, the American Red Cross on Monday called for donations of all blood types, but especially type O.
An experimental HIV vaccine was safe and triggered strong immune responses in healthy adults and in monkeys, researchers report.
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Social media is gradually transforming the process of rescuing and adopting animals. With pictures and bios, shelter cats become more than just an idea; they're personalized, with faces and stories to tell.
Twitter is the latest outfit to offer a way to see the eclipse should you be unable to make it to the path of totality, or if clouds get in the way.
Why it matters to you: Facebook's new social discovery tool is the closest the platform has ever come to offering something that resembles a dating service.
In the near future, catching some sun might do more than get you a tan and some vitamin D. Researchers at the University of Bern in Switzerland have shown that solar cells placed under the skin can generate enough energy year-round to power a typical pacemaker.
Facebook's new transparency report highlights that not only are government requests up, but 60 percent of them also come with a gag order, preventing Facebook from notifying users that their data is being requested.
The more time young adults spend using popular social media, the greater the link to depression, new research suggests.
Young adults who spend too much time on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram may pay the price in poor sleep, new research suggests.
In the first half of 2016, Facebook will become a factor in how Nielsen gauges a TV show's ratings, with Instagram following at some point in the future.